Moms & Dads

Running in the Rain with Tacos

Running in the Rain with Tacos

By Guest Blogger Alyssa Tabacca, author of Driving the Big Van As a college football coach’s wife, I think it necessary to categorize my year into seasons. A lot of how we live our day-to-day life changes based on the season we are in...and it just so happens that...

The College Send Off

The College Send Off

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines Four days before my oldest child went to college, I bought 14 boxes of tampons and then sat and cried in the grocery store parking lot. Did I cry because I’d just spent a small fortune on feminine hygiene products? Did I cry because I was...

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

By Guest Blogger Neely Turlington If you're like me, the start of a new school year can bring on a range of emotions. There can be excitement for the possibilities ahead, worry about the challenges and confusion about how to get the year started on the right track. ...

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today’s blog!  Was it just me, or did the summer fly by? Soon, yellow school buses will be on the roads and we will be making trips to purchase school supplies. As much as we welcomed the lazy days of...

New School Year Transitions

New School Year Transitions

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko When it was time to consider whether or not to send my oldest child to preschool I had what I would consider a mild case of Holy Moly, his entire emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual development and self-confidence hinges on...

My Spouse is Driving Me Crazy!

My Spouse is Driving Me Crazy!

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, PLLC My clients come to me often sharing that their spouses are driving them insane. It never fails. A couple will come to me and tell me about the things that attracted them to one another and inevitably, one will share stories...

Making Mom Friends

Making Mom Friends

By Guest Blogger Anna Keller Here’s a “duh” statement: Becoming a parent brings big lifestyle and priority changes. But here’s another, equally true statement: Becoming a parent doesn’t change who you are*. *Yes, of course it changes you in many ways. But what I mean...

Being a Young Mother in a Judgmental World

Being a Young Mother in a Judgmental World

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty, author of the blog Redemption Red: The Haggerty Life Six months into my marriage, at age 19 I found out we were going to have our first child. Living off of close to minimum wage income, and only enough food in our refrigerator to...

Give Yourself Grace

Give Yourself Grace

By Guest Blogger, Julie Fritz There I was, in the parking lot of the DMV, crying my eyes out. A full on ugly cry that I could not control. But why, why was I sobbing so hard on this day? Well, I was in a place I think a lot of us find ourselves in. I had hit my limit....

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